By the way, most interviewers will ask you why you transferred. There are a lot of pros and cons to transferring, and the analysis and “right decision” is different for every student. Lastly, I would also explain your reasons for transferring to the professor. Final Words. UCLA ~30-40 17. Yale and Stanford, for example, are still incredibly hard to predict even with great numbers. What I did during the meeting was just talk about a few other things (usually about how hard their final was) and then just saying something like “I am thinking about transferring and would you be comfortable with writing a LOR for me?” This may or may not be an awkward meeting, but I mentioned that there may be a conflict of interest and I apologized to them. The rest of the application is more of a double check to make sure you are a good student with good ambition. Feel free to email them to double check. My guess is that because they cannot see your second semester grades when making their decision, they have to bank on the fact that people who do well first semester will also do well second semester (because they “get it” and already figured out legal reasoning/analysis). Some of us did not realize we needed high GPA's early in college and did not have enough time to study for the LSAT because we decided to go to law school too late. - To make up for your past mistakes on the LSAT/GPA. Communication and ability to get things done – This may not be common but there are incredibly intelligent yet absent-minded professors out there. Can you contact him or her if problems arise? Lastly, if you are way above the percentile ranges listed above (for example, you are top 5% when I said top 10% or you are top 1% when I said top 5%) then you might be considered a “lock” if such a thing exists. During office hours, you will ask productive questions AND bond with the professor by asking some non-law questions (about their background or their career paths). Undergrad GPA/LSAT – Likely not, though Harvard says it matters. Well, first of all, only a few people from each law school may decide to transfer. Pay attention to whether your professor truly loves students (aka you as a person). Seriously. In addition, I lived in kind of an upperclassmen undergrad off campus housing and have pretty much integrated smoothly into this new place. There are many transfer types (part time to full time, lateral transfers, transfers down, joint degree transfers, etc), but I try to focus more on transfers into the T14 from the non-T14. I don’t think there is anything wrong with going one place while trying to transfer. IX. Chicago also requires you get “consistent” grades throughout the year. If transferring law schools is on your radar, consider applying early if your prospective school offers it. Thus, their claims that you can do law review are kind of unrealistic. Nobody except the admissions officers really knows your chances, and my guess may be just as good as any (hopefully). Yale ~10-12 2. Understand that schools are simply trying to do their best, and this includes trying to get their students to stay. Thus, I feel like more people may want to transfer as it may become standard procedure for those who do well. An aspiring transfer essentially consents to putting their entire 1L year on trialbefore the best law schools. Personal Statementtions IX. Most schools require your 1L school to send it directly to the prospective transfer school. Also, pay attention to the due dates! This is a personal decision, but let us first weigh the pros and cons below. Basically, if you are unsure, feel free to do a poll on TLS. We all know that we should follow our own dreams, not our parents. I cannot really help you there, but just use the same methods you did when you wrote your original PS. One of the professors I asked for a LOR was a visiting professor and lo and behold, I perceived no conflict of interest. Basically, your chances depend on three things: 1) 1L ranking/GPA 2) The current school you attend 3) “Soft” factors (this barely matters but still does to an extent). The Pros (of “Double-Dipping” and Doing OCI at Your Old School). In addition, if you did a ton of meaningful stuff in undergrad or had some good work experience, you would get a little boost as well. If you have more questions, feel free to PM me or post them here in this thread. The answer is a resounding “no”. Michigan – due July 21, only 1 LOR required 10. In addition, the reputation of your newer school (assuming you made a big enough jump) will be likely better for clerkships and academia than staying at your old school and making law review. Depending on exactly where you are in the T1, top 10-15% may be okay if you are only 10-15 rankings lower. Please prepare for the meeting. This is not only one of the most common types of attempted transfers, but it is also the goal I pursued in my own transfer applications. As always, good softs may matter in tie-breakers and can also likely hurt you if they are particularly poor. Just do not be surprised and kindly thank them for everything in the end. Employers look at your 1L GPA, so my guess is that having a better school on your resume can only increase your chances. The MOST popular and perhaps strongest reasons are: - Employment prospects/job placement/better OCI/better prestige/academia/clerkships - Personal reasons/geographical desires/family/spouse/significant other/parents/kids, - The current economy - Because it is the right “business decision” (from perhaps an investments/return point of view) - To negotiate a scholarship at your current law school (this is a great reason to “apply” to transfer) - Stronger faculty or desire to work with a certain professor - Smaller class size, greater diversity, better alumni network and connections - Better placement in a geographical area - Better public interest or loan forgiveness - Better specialty in a field of law - Greater variety of courses offered (like in one field of law) or a better curriculum - Location (near an undergrad campus versus no undergrad campus nearby) - Stronger clinical programs/journals/externships/extracurricular activities - Better name and reputation to help bring in clients later - Personal ambition (after all, if better is possible, then good is not enough) - Personal desire/dream to go to one school, maybe to return to your undergrad or because you were rejected/waitlisted originally - Shame/guilt (I often see this with people who attended top undergraduate schools, who feel a unique pressure to attend top law schools) - Respect/Self-Confidence (for some, this is a very strong reason) - It goes on your resume forever, which may be important as lawyers often change jobs (i.e. Pay attention to the application requirements for the schools you want to apply to and plan to finish many of them early. Sometimes, you will have the right numbers but still get rejected. Otherwise, why spend all that effort and money if you ultimately decide not to go (unless you did it purely for scholarship negotiation purposes)? Can I try out for law review at the new school? It is not a good idea to attend a law school assuming you will be able to transfer to another law school later. Would the fact I received grades remote or P/F hurt chances of transferring? Whatever the reason, transferring is the opportunity of a lifetime to correct those errors if you want to call them, and put you back on track. This is just not a fun thing to do. Did he look busy and frustrated every time students came to ask questions or did he look happy or relieved? There may be some awkwardness, but chances are your professors have dealt with this situation before. If you transfer after your first year, you will get the degree from the new law school that you go to instead of your old school. How nice your professor is – You want someone to write a good LOR with nice things to say. When asked, the Chicago admissions office said this meant that you should not drop more than 0.2 or 0.3 points on your GPA or drop more than 10-20%. One of them even posted horror stories of students who transferred. As she explained in her first post, she recently transferred to Northwestern Law — after being rejected from every law school she initially applied to. Loyola (Los Angeles) ~35 71. However, the warmth and satisfaction you get from making your parents genuinely happy after all they have put you through is priceless. If you think you can catch your professor a second time, you can hand them the LSAC form or recommendation forms on a later date. That’s great news for prospective transfers. Some tell the entire faculty to not write recommendations or to discourage students from transferring (making the process of getting LORS extra awkward). In addition, your will demonstrate your personality and unique backgrounds so that they will remember you and have things to say when they later write your LOR. If so, I would recommend that you do the law degree at MQ and if you manage to get high marks, you can transfer to USyd as a bonus, but still have the option of continuing law at MQ. There are the technical elements, sure: certain methods and steps must be done at certain, specific times, and in certain ways. Designed by graduates of top law schools, LearnLeo is a free, cloud-based platform dedicated to showing students how to excel in law school. Only a few schools allow early action so far, and you are totally limited to these schools. By Naz Akbari. We can ask the Yahoo groups to add in a column in their database to indicate URM status, but so far that has not happened. Transferring from one law school to another is like painting a delicate and complicated panorama, moving from one scene (your current law school) to a new one (the law school of your dreams). They want to keep their best students and not surprisingly, keep the subject of transferring on the down-low. Finally, I did not want to take the risk and have lower second semester grades. This depends on the person and the school. In 2017, 1,797 students transferred law schools after their first year. III. This is pretty much like when you first applied to law school. - Because you have no choice. Why Transfer? Not from the new school, but usually from the old school. (easier/harder) Just looking to get any kind of insight from those with transferring experience. UPenn – due July 15, complete by August 1 9. Berkeley ~30-40 (though my transfer class this year looks like there was 50+ people at orientation, even after I subtracted the few visiting students) 6. In this economy you take every interview you get. Others just had a bit too much fun in college because...well...it is college. Generally, the 1L year is cliquish and it can be difficult to break into pre-existing social circles. A transfer class may have about 30 people with 3 spots saved. Again, depending on exactly where you are in the T1, top 20-30% may be okay if you are only 10-15 rankings lower. Thanks in advance! On the other hand, if your professor has taught at your school for 20 years, he or she may be more attached to the school. Many schools also have a transferring organization to help ease the transition. You can use it to motivate you and even prepare ahead of time (by making good relationships with professors, not taking on extra long commitments/leases, by doing financial aid early, etc). Some professors have high standards and tough exams, and may not think so highly of students. UVA – optimal deadline is June 15 13. They are not being evil or anything, this is just how business works. are just far too common and do not really add much to your application. From what I have heard, this is true everywhere and especially so when there is a much better law school locally (even some Berkeley students think about transferring to Stanford or something). On the other hand, taking in greater debt is risky so people who want to transfer may take the scholarship at the old school. Rutgers, Camden ~45 85. What this means is you always go to class, you do not sleep in class, and you try to ask occasional questions and engage in minor participation. Basically the advantages of doing two OCIs are SO great that people frown upon it equally greatly. In case you forgot, most applications require: - The Application Form - Application Fee ($60-$100) - Personal Statement (1-2 pages, often requiring you explain why you want to transfer) - Resume (usually with your 1L summer experience added in) - 2 LORS (Letters of Recommendations, usually from professors), some schools have special forms for LORS, but I am pretty sure most schools prefer you use LSAC. Generally, people say you take a 10-20% ranking drop at your new school, but I have heard of many cases where transfers do just as well as they did in their old school. However, the prestige of your undergrad education may also give you a small boost (only if it is really up there). UPenn ~25 9. In fact, my guess is that your 1st year grades and the rank of your current law school account for 90-95% of your decision at most schools. Emory ~30 20. Other notes: Remember that much of the same standards for schools still apply. For example, a school with about 300 people usually has about 30 people make law review. -This is obviously unfair since most people can only do OCI once -Arguments have made that there is often some lying involved and borders on being unethical or immoral -This is actually hard to do and many times you may not have the opportunity to do so -You may have to tell your employers suddenly (if you get a callback) that they have to pay travel fees for callbacks -This topic almost always reinforces transfer stigma -This is not recommended as something you should do by the general population. Florida State ~60 55. Geographical Preferences – where you want to work and whether you have a spouse there 3. Many schools try to keep it on the down-low and make it seem like the most outrageous thing that they have ever heard of. Whether your professor loves students – This piggybacks on the niceness factor, but you will notice that some professors care more about students than others. - Official Undergraduate Transcripts (and any non-law school/graduate school transcripts) - LSDAS Report and the $12 fee - 1st Year Law School Transcript (w/ class rank) - Dean’s Certificate/Letter of Good Standing. If predicting regular admissions was hard, then this is even harder and more amorphous. If you have the numbers, you will be fine. The schools that accept the most transfer students are: Georgetown, Harvard, NYU, Berkeley, and Columbia. A decision is usually given in April or May. By the way, law review should not be a reason to stay but people factor it into their decision every time. If you are a transfer, then you probably know that the people at your old school do not want you to interview there. I will try to address some of this below, but the details are up to you. My guess is that this happens a lot more often, but is kept on the down-low. GULC ~100, 15. Some acceptances come late and OCI bidding might be over at your new school (rare, but it happens) - Because who would want to turn down an interview with a firm they want to work for? - top 5% at T1/T2 - top 1% at T3/T4 - Other notes: Chicago does not take many transfers to begin with, and I am guessing they do not take very many students for early action. Share. Why? Basically, once you “get it” and understand how to succeed on law school exams, it stays with you. The Legal Whiteboard said, “This allows us to look at where students are coming from and are going to, and to look at the first-year GPA profile of students transferring in to different law schools. However, for Harvard, you are out of luck. This does not change if you want to transfer law schools – in fact, it’s just as important for that purpose alone. Before applying, you must have successfully completed one year (approximately 30 credits) of law school in a J.D. Northwestern – due July 1, only 1 LOR, one legal writing sample 10. The data shows that at least 12 of the T14 law schools admitted transfers from T2 schools. The kicker is that GULC has an early action program. I asked some of my friends who were research assistants for the professors in order to figure out when the professors would be available. Transferring law schools requires a specific application process and a very specific message as to why you want to transfer. There are ALWAYS going to be exceptions. The percentages are actually about the same. - top 10-20% at a T2 - top 5-10% at T3 - top 5% at T4 - Other notes: Depending on just exactly where you are and how far up you want to transfer, you can again make the jump by being in the top 20-30%. In law school terms that's ridiculous. In addition, the first half of my PS was about my background (high school, college, and law school) while the second half focused on why I wanted to transfer. However, if you are social person, you will still have friends. So far, the answer seems to be unanimous that transfers do well at OCI. I would not worry about this. Even at my T2 school, my classmates were worried about an incoming class of 40 transfers (from T3/T4’s) and how they might screw up the curves and hog interviews. When reviewing your transfer application, law schools will no longer look as much on your undergraduate GPA, class rank, or even your LSAT … Second, law schools themselves face a conflict of interest. How to Approach Your Professor Meeting with your professor in person is the way to go. I realize that top schools often receive more applications from local schools, but my gut instinct here seems to notice this small pattern of favoritism. Before you decide to apply, you also have to figure out your chances. Did you guys bond in office hours? Curious about which law schools took the most … The weight of the transfer PS pales in comparison to regular law admissions PS or your undergrad admissions PS. Oh and I want to give a special thanks to Loyola Law School, the professors, the administration, and everyone there who has been very supportive and helpful in my transferring decision. Since you are a transfer, you are in a unique position where it is possible for you to participate both in your old school’s OCI and your new school’s OCI. Well, most non-top schools do OCI very early (around mid-August) in order to get an edge on the top schools. Third, successful transfer students will not be around on campus to offer advice because they are now at a new school. Transferring is very a numbers game (like your GPA/LSAT for regular admissions), but even more so than in regular admissions. I would see the “Why Transfer” section above for more motivation. Most law … Taking in transfers allows law schools to 1) cherry pick top students from other schools and eliminate competition, 2) take in smart people without worrying about LSAT/uGPA, and 3) take in students who pay full tuition, and 4) take in students with a good 1L year which is a better predictor of success. I did my financial aid at the usual time (I think in January). Most people who want to transfer are trying to jump up in the rankings or move closer to a family member or job opportunity. The prevailing result is usually to transfer to the more prestigious school (especially if it is T14) barring strong geographical preferences and tons of money. Which schools (obviously) 2. NYU ~45-50 (according to TLS member rayiner, it was cut down to 31 this past year) 6. What do I do about some epic anti-transferring policies at my old school? I am writing this article in hopes of helping out all the lucky 1L’s who have crushed their first year exams. Thus I was able to print out the LSAC and other forms with their info on it ahead of time. Yale – due July 1, the legendary Yale 250 word personal statement, 2. Now, if you have truly COMPELLING reasons for transferring (like your wife and kids are over in that area or your slowly dying parents are in that city), then I would guess that it may give you a medium boost if you mention it in your personal statement. Is transferring becoming more competitive? This request was written down on the instructions sheet as well as mentioned in person during the meeting. Going to a Local School: I am very tempted to say that going to a local school gives you a small boost (Loyola ->UCLA; Hastings -> Berkeley; Temple/Villanova -> Penn; American -> GULC; Brooklyn -> NYU/Columbia, etc). I got all the tea and advice for y'all! American ~65 52. - top 10-15% at T1, top 5-10% for CCN - top 5-10% at a T2, top 5% for CCN - top 1-2% at a T3/T4 - Other notes: Depending on how far up you want to transfer, you may even succeed if you are ranked top 20-30%. Before I even get to the writing of the oh-so-dreaded essay, let me reemphasize that the PS is a lot less important than people think. Go transfer. NYU, Columbia, Berkeley, Northwestern and even Harvard all take in dozens of students every year. In addition, you will go to office hours, which is the most important part. Case Western, due March 30 71. Transferring Law Schools: How I Jumped Ship. Also, I feel like there are enough transfers with good grades applying that softs just do not come into play. However, I did learn about this from a few long talks with a couple of very intelligent and clever individuals. - Because you paid for a year’s worth of tuition and OCI (which starts before 2L year) is “arguably” part of the 1st year since it is based on 1st year grades - Because you are past the interview cancelation deadline and you received your acceptance like 48 hours before the interview - Because employers often pre-select at your old school’s OCI but not your new school’s - Because doing OCI at your old school allows for a better comparison of your grades - Because you HAVE to do interviews somewhere right? When people ask if they should transfer after they have applied and been accepted, it is usually because they get cold feet. However, these questions pop up all the time (you know what I am talking about, the "should I go to this T14 vs. stay at my old school" threads), so I will try to address what I have seen and what I think you should do. These are the professors you want. I'm thinking about transferring to a top law school, with hopes of entering into Big Law … As you can see, the lowest median "transfer in" GPA is at Cornell Law School, which only enrolled 7 transfers. Hey, I read the forum on transferring law schools but just thought I would make a post to see if anyone has done it. How does this work? For some people though, that one year of tuition money saved makes a difference. The Application Requirements VII. For example, Harvard 10 years ago only took 2 transfers, now they take around 30. Does he sometimes forget things or is he slow in getting things done? You need to recognize the conflict of interest that exists. That’s nearly 5% of the 37,100 students who were 1Ls the previous year. Employment goals (big law versus government public interest versus clerkship/academia) 5. Getting onto law review via a write-on competition or onto moot court via an oral competition probably gives you a little boost, but again, many applicants have these on their resumes. Some people recommend tailoring your PS to the schools you apply to, but this understandably takes longer. hi everyone, i got into MQ com/law and really want to get into USYD com/law next year. I personally did not talk about transferring with my professors, mostly because of strong anti-transferring policies at the time. I honestly think it is no different than being a freshman and starting all over again. Basically, the view is that it is a lot easier to do well at lower ranked schools. Law school is an investment after all. If you do not get in, then you just screwed yourself. Stanford – due June 15, Undergraduate Dean’s Certification 4. Both of my LORs came from professors who were incredibly nice and supportive. He was very happy to help me out. Chicago, due April 15 - THIS is BINDING (you have to go if you are accepted) 14. Number of People Transferring into the T14: 1. It was also hard to catch the professors during the summer so I only wanted to meet with them once (rather than meeting with them a second time afterwards to hand them the forms). Should I go to a law school with the intent on transferring to another one? Make sure you are comfortable graduating from your current school. If you have applied to the law school before, you would obviously have to use new materials. At the same time, the people at the new school do not want you to interview there either since you are not the typical student who did their 1L year - If you are doing OCI at your old school, you get to interview earlier and before the spots are taken up. GULC – due June 15, only 1 LOR. Schools have seen applications from various schools every year and can figure this out. If you can, try to do these things as early as possible, perhaps before spring finals kick in. Some schools make it harder by mailing the things out slowly. If you decide to do an “easy” degree there is still no guarantee that you’ll get into USyd law and you might be stuck studying something you never wanted to study. Vandy ~25 18. Early Action Transfers VIII. Law review. People have said that professors have been surprisingly open and understanding when talking about transferring, so do not be shy and feel free to just ask them for their advice and their take on transferring. Extracurricular Activities/Work Experience: Leadership always looks great, and the fact that you can participate in clubs and do well shows a lot. Letters of Recommenda X. Also, people in the T3/T4 generally only have a shot at transfer friendly schools in the T14. You might get a medium boost at Northwestern if you had 5+ years of serious work. Other FAQ XII. A good number of T3/T4 students know that their school is not the greatest and want to transfer even going in. It does not matter whether this stuff is true or not, but these are just some general rumors that are attached to transfer students. Does she even know who you are? Only one person somewhere has admitted that they planned to transfer with the intent of doing OCI twice and planned it out so that he could do more interviews. Most personal statements and LORS sound the same anyways. On the other hand, they are paid by the school to provide services (like LORs) to students in a sense and also duty-bound to help their own students out (as human beings in master/apprentice relationships). So, to recap, this is possible and it does happen. This is a very gutsy move since it depends on you landing in the top of your class to transfer out. So, if you are deciding which law school to go to, feel free to choose the lower ranked school with the money (make sure it has no strings attached). Therefore, if the new school also allows them to do OCI, they are not able to interview again (aka twice). Duke ~12-20 10. - Because sometimes, you might not be able to do OCI at your new school. You want to give the professor time to “judge you.” There are too many stories of students trying to catch professors by email or phone and getting ignored. If so, she may feel less attached to the school and thus there is less of a conflict of interest. To be honest, I have no data and also have just never heard of anyone applying to transfer early action to Miama, Case Western, or Hofstra. However, this is not particularly a hard thing to do. Texas ~15 15. Now, I gave both of my professors 1-2 weeks, but they understood my time constraints since grades came out late. Straight A’s at T2/T3/T4 schools are going to be generally impressive and likely in the top 1%. If you do it during the semester, just go to office hours (alone) and ask them for the LOR. Deciding whether to transfer law schools is an incredibly daunting decision that affects the course of your entire life (trust me, I know). One important piece of advice is that if you are doing the law review competition as a transfer during the fall semester and you actually want to make law review, SKIP YOUR CLASSES and focus just on that for the week. Generally, the better your school is, the lower your ranking can be and vice versa. Transferring law schools is an opportunity for students who may not have otherwise knocked their LSAT or undergraduate curriculum out of the park, to still graduate from their dream law school. I have actually never heard of anyone getting top grades 1st semester, then getting average grades 2nd semester (though I am sure it is possible). Due to the unique nature of transfers, there is literally NO good information out there on this controversial process. Stanford, Berkeley, UVA, and GULC are due on June 15, while the rest have deadlines in July. I bet most of them have this secret yearning and would go there in a heartbeat if they could. If you struggle with the PS, I feel your pain. Personally, I have bonded with several transfers and 1L’s. However, they have not heard back from Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Chicago, or NYU. I have heard all sorts of stories. I also asked my professors to send me an email confirmation for when they have sent the letter. If it is a geographical preference, the answer is easy. XI. You would have to be insane to do their law review when you have not been accepted into their law school. In addition, students at T2/T3/T4s often have a secret yearning to go to the better local school. Just as a reminder, I am seriously pulling this out of the back of my head based on what I have seen. 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